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to the president coming up next hour. millions of americans have already voted in places like florida, ohio, and in georgia. but that is just a fraction of the total, which makes the next three days pretty darn important for the candidates. joining me now, as she does at this time every week, is cnn contributor maria cardona. and from miami this morning, cnn contributor anna navarro. good morning to both of you. >> good morning. >> maria, last week you said that the latino vote is being undercounted in the polls and that president obama actually has a bigger lead than everyone thinks. i want to get anna's take on that one. >> you know, we could spend all morning here discussing the skewed polls. if they look good from my side, the democrats think it look s skewed. i think we're going to go into a nose spin and we don't want to suffer from political schizophrenia. my advice is that we don't obsess about polls because it really could lead to temporary insanity between now and november 6th. i just saw two polls last night from florida. one mitt romney six points up on barack obama, and the sec
to florida, ohio, and colorado. joining him on the trail again today is former president bill clinton. our white house correspondent dan lothian is live in new hampshire this morning. dan, good morning. so tell me, what is the message from the president in these closing days of the campaign? >> reporter: right. the message that we will hear today is one that we've heard on the last few days, and that is that the president is asking for four more years to finish what he has started. he says that he is a trustworthy candidate who has delivered and will continue to deliver on his promises, and he is pushing back very hard on governor mitt romney who has been hitting the president saying that, yes, the president ran in 2008 on this notion of change, but the president's policies have failed. the president turning back on mitt romney saying that he, many of the, is the "talented salesman." a real back and forth on who is the real change agent here. president obama acknowledging that a lot of people across the country, including some in his own party who are completely satisfied on what he has be
. that about sums up the race in florida. this new nbc news/"wall street journal"/marist poll shows president obama with a two-point lead over mitt romney. that is well within the margin of victory, so basically we'll call it a dead heat, but when you go beyond the polls you see voters waiting for hours so they can cast their votes. there's been a lot of controversy over early voting in florida this year. it started a week ago and early voting ends day. our john zarella joins me now from plantation, florida. john, good morning. i understand that you voted yesterday. how long did you have to wait? >> reporter: yeah, you know, i did, and i'm really glad i voted yesterday because when i voted the line here was just back over there. i think, dominic, you can give them a shot of where i was standing, and it took me from the time i got in line to the time i walked out the door, two hours and ten minutes to vote, so if you look at where the line is now, which winds all the way around and down there, it's, we estimate, about 700 deep, and maybe about a four-hour wait for the folks to vote. it's nice
. that is up from a tie that we saw on election night. but down in florida, they are still counting the ballots. officials have until noon today to submit unofficial results to the secretary of state. cnn has yet to project a winner there, but with 97% of precincts reporting, president obama has a lead over romney. the romney campaign has conceded the race in florida. and for the first time since superstorm sandy hit new york, the lights on the statute of liberty were on. it is still closed. >>> in new jersey, chris christie says most areas of the state will have power by tonight. about 160,000 lost power because of the nor'easter that hit this week. >> life will be back for most of new jersey to normal come sunday. why do i mean, let's start with power. we backtracked slightly due to the nor'easter, after talking to them last night and this morning, my belief is that we will have almost 100% restoration by saturday night. >> you saw those dreadfully long lines on election day, how can we forget them, right? so what can states do to make sure that it doesn't happen again? or should the federal
, it's taking some voters up to four hours to cast their ballots in florida. one of the election's most crucial swing states. remember early voting in the sunshine state started a week later than it did in '08 because of a new state law. the republican state legislature reduced the number of early voting days from 14 to 8. >>> and number five, gas prices are falling across the u.s. aaa reporting the national average dropped just over a penny to $3.48 a gallon. that is the 23rd consecutive decline. prices are lowest in south carolina, where the average gallon will cost you $3.17. >>> the images of sandy's destruction have been striking. the economic losses devastating. in addition to the homes lost because of the hurricanes. the more than 20,000 flights were canceled across north america. fedex tells "new york times" it has been struggling to find gas for its delivery trucks. the advertising company have lost $5 million because of tv disruptions and movie theaters took in only $3,000, $3,000 total in the city. the monday before that it took in $500,000. here to talk more about the econom
in as cia director until president obama chooses a permanent replacement. >>> we can finally call florida for president obama. you can see that he won by just a hair over 70,000 votes. >> here is the matt. president obama ended with 332 electoral votes. mitt romney got 206, but the bigger machine really here was eight. that is the number of toss-up states captured by the president. that is a clean sweep. and while the presidential race is officially over in florida, one of the state's congressional races is still undecided. the latest totals show a close race between first term republican congressman alan west and his democratic challenger patrick murphy. with murphy edging west by a mere 2,400 votes, results will officially be certified next tuesday and while murphy has claimed victory, west has yet to concede. the west-murphy race is one of the most expensive for a house seat. the federal election commission and the center for responsive politics are reporting west raised $17 million through mid-october, while murphy raised $3.7 million. >>> after scenes like this one where voters waite
be history for most of the nation. but not florida. the ballots are still being counted. cnn has not jut projected a winner but the latest tally shows president obama with a 63,000 vote edge out of more than 8 million votes cast. counties have until noon today to submit unofficial results to the secretary of state. >>> some shocking allegations against the ceo of the southern chain waffle house. his former assistant accusing joseph rogers jr. of sexual impropriety. the unnamed woman said she was forced to, quote, perform sexual services among other allegations. rogers has not responded to the claims. >>> and finally, some changes in leadership for the l.a. lakers. after going 0-8 in the preseason and 1-4 in the regular season, you know they said let's pause here and you, sir, can go. they got rid of coach mike brown. the team's general manager said that it came down to, quote, looking at the record. the lakers assistant coach will fill in temporarily. >>> historic, ground breaking, a turning point. those are just some terms used to describe the vote in three states this week to allow sam
question, but so far seven states, including north carolina, alabama, florida, tennessee, you see them there on the map. most of the states, red states that went for governor mitt romney. so far seven of the states warranting a response from the white house. >> so a lot of unhappy people. you spoke with a member of the texas nationalist movement. i mean, how serious are they about this? what is their complaint. >> talk to the texas nationalist movement. they think it's a very legitimate reason to secede. over the last 100 years, i should say, that the united states has strayed from the constitution, that this should be a federation of sovereign states, and they feel that texas can sustain itself on its own. it has the 15th largest economy in the world, randi, have its own defense, texas national guard, and they just feel that they are in a position to sustain themselves. the texas nationalist movement has been at this since the mid-'90s and the person i spoke with, dave monday, nothing to do with his personal dislike for president barack obama. this organization has been at it since th
maine to florida, millions of people are heading home as the thanksgiving holiday is wrapping up. today is usually one of the busiest travel days of the year, but so far it has been surprisingly quiet. cnn national correspondent suzanne candiotti is in new york hanging out with a few travellers this morning. suzanne, good morning to you. so i guess it's still pretty early in the day, but it should probably get pretty busy there later on. >> oh, it probably will pick up, but the best news of the day at this hour, anyway, is that there are virtually no backups to check in and no lines at security. there was a little flurry of activity earlier this morning, but now it's practically dead. this is the best time to fly on this busy, busy holiday weekend. of course, it is expected to pick up as the day goes on, but some of the things that are working in new york's favor, the weather is good here, and weather across the country generally is good too. nevertheless, they still want people to check in at least an hour and a half ahead of time because they do expect things to change as the day goes
the bank at least $250,000. and florida records show at least nine other lawsuits involving money are pending against the kelleys, including $320,000 in unpaid credit card bills. not even a four-star general can fix that. and this little tidbit. we've also learned that jill kelley visited the white house three times since september 28th, including two meals in the cafeteria with a white house staffer. >>> in idaho, some fourth graders had their faces zribl scribbled on after failing to achieve reading goals. the teacher is saying she's teaching them how to bully. that report is next. one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. approved! [ female announcer ] live the regular life. phillips'. [ female an♪ouncer ] live the regular life. ♪ we have so much technology in our store to really show the customers what's going on with their bodies. now you can feel what happens as we raise your sleep number setting and allow the bed to contour to your individual shape. oh, wow. that feels really good.
grabbed headlines this week. florida senator marco rubio, a practicing catholic, tried to walk the line between science and faith-based creationism when asked how old the planet is. here's what he told "gq" magazine. i'm not a scientist, i don't think i'm qualified to answer a question like that. at the end of the today, i think there are multiple theories out there on how the universe was created and i think this is a country where people should have the opportunity to teach them all. i think parents should be able to teach their kids what their faith says, what science says, whether the earth was created in seven days or seven actual eras, i'm not sure we'll ever be able to answer that. it's one of the great mysteries. famed television scientist bill nye joins me now from los angeles. good morning. so you, like other scientists, say that we know how old the earth is and that the topic is not even up for debate. but every so often a politician makes headlines either denying science or casting some doubt here. so tell us, as far as you know, how old is the earth and how do you know it?
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